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M6.1 earthquake - 174km ENE of Neiafu, Tonga, Saturday, 17 November 2012 at 05:12 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 174km ENE of Neiafu, Tonga on Saturday, 17 November 2012

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - 174km ENE of Neiafu, Tonga on Saturday, 17 November 2012
Date & time: Saturday, 17 November 2012 05:12 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 18:12
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 9.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.3108°S / 172.374°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Fonualei (209 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 17 Nov 2012
Sat, 17 Nov 05:12 UTCM 5.9 TONGA REGIONEMSC
Sat, 17 Nov 05:12 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmTonga Islands RegionGFZ
Sat, 17 Nov 05:12 UTCM 6.1Tonga Islands RegionGeoAu

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